Making progress on site, rear front and side extensions all now coming together. As we have progressed it has been come clear that the house has been extended a number of times over the course of its life, which has made our job slightly more complicated in terms of managing the structural elements.
Work is coming on with the Campden Road site, conversion an existing house into seven 1 and 2 bedroom flats. All appears to be on programme, client is happy and the agents think they will all sell very easily so happy days.
MBA were approached by a private client looking at the potential for a residential development in a rural edge of village setting in Cambridgeshire. We put together a concept plan accommodating 10 houses with options for community assests and presented to the Local Authority at a Pre-Application meeting. Despite my initial apathy and lack of expectation they were [...]
Job finished, client happy and a not too bad an addition to the street scene in Epsom. #architectsepsom
Scheme is ready to be submitted for planning, providing 18 new homes for the over 60's, a multi-function hall and spa in a sustainable environment with all the facilities on site for full and active retirement. Set in South Downs National Park it has been designed to cause minimal impact on the visual amenity [...]
The construction of a large ground and first floor rear, front and side extension is well under way. The design allows for a new large open plan family room / kitchen dining space with access onto a large patio and down to the back garden and improved bedroom space including the creation of a master suite [...]
It sometimes pays to look up. Wondering around the back streets of Oxford Circus and saw this beauty which I hadn’t seen before, almost Venetian?
MBA have recruited a new member, meet Boris. Not sure he’ll improve productivity but he will help get us out and about in the woods and away from the computer at lunchtimes.
We are very close to completing the design and planning application for an over 55's residential in Hampshire. A backland scheme providing a mix of houses and flats set round a shared communal courtyard. Watch this space to see if the planners agree with us!!
The basement dig is getting deeper, site visit last week to find he’s only started to dig a second basement. Let’s hope the Structural Engineer knows his stuff !!